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Nation Mar 14Jordanian woman charged in U.S. with 2001 Jerusalem bombing
The case against Ahlam Aref Ahmad Al-Tamimi was filed under seal in 2013 but announced publicly by the Justice Department on Tuesday.
Politics Mar 07Russia likely the focus at deputy attorney general hearing
Longtime federal prosecutor Rod Rosenstein will appear before Congress on Tuesday for a confirmation hearing.
Politics Mar 04Veteran prosecutor in line to oversee Russia probe
Rod Rosenstein, who faces his confirmation hearing next week for the role of deputy attorney general, was appointed top federal prosecutor in Maryland by George W. Bush.
Politics Mar 01Sessions failed to disclose two 2016 meetings with Russian ambassador
Sessions had meetings last year with more than 25 foreign ambassadors in his role as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and had two separate interactions with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, the Justice department said.
Nation Feb 26Sessions’ tough on crime talk could lead to fuller prisons
The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend.
Nation Feb 23U.S. will continue use of privately run prisons, Attorney General says
Jeff Sessions says a plan to phase out privately run facilities "impaired the Bureau's ability to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system."…
Politics Feb 15Democrats see disparity in handling of Clinton, Russia inquiries
Democrats who seethed at the FBI's actions last year say they're upset a law enforcement organization that so publicly discussed one probe didn't even hint at the existence of another.
Nation Feb 06Kerry, Albright warn court against immigration ban
The officials join lawyers for Washington state and Minnesota, who told a federal appellate court that restoring the ban would "unleash chaos again."…
Nation Feb 05Court denies Trump request to immediately restore travel ban
A federal appeals court denied early Sunday the Justice Department's request for an immediate reinstatement of President Donald Trump's ban on accepting certain travelers and all refugees.
Politics Jan 26Trump to launch investigation into unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the president will sign the order in the Oval Office. There is no evidence to support Trump's claims.